General & Breakout Sessions


Agenda

General Sessions

  08:00 AM -             08:15 AM PT

Epson Story

speaker Tom Versfelt Vice President, Commercial Sales, EPSON

Tom Versfelt, Vice President of Commercial Sales, will provide an overview of Epson's rich history in commercial products. With our commitment to solutions that deliver performance, leading-edge research and development and world-class service and support, learn why customers continually choose Epson as their solution provider.

  08:15 AM -             08:59 AM PT

Epson Robots Automation Industry Leadership

speaker Rick Brookshire Director, Product Management & Product Development, EPSON

With over four decades of automation industry experience and 100,000 robots installed worldwide, learn why Epson Robots is the #1 SCARA manufacturer worldwide. Our expansive portfolio includes SCARA & 6-Axis robots, as well as award-winning integrated solutions. Rick Brookshire, Director of Product Managment and Product Development, will provide an overview of Epson Robots' deep industry expertise in verticals from automotive, life sciences to electronics and consumer products, as well as common manufacturing applications from assembly to material handling. Live Q&A at end of presentation.

  09:00 AM -            10:00 AM PT

Moving Forward with Confidence

speaker Dr. Alan Beaulieu President, ITR Economics

2021 is well underway with all the normal challenges and ongoing uncertainties. There are also opportunities ahead. We will explore all the risks and the opportunities stemming from the pandemic, government responses, consumer trends, market opportunities, and lagging sectors. These forces will shape the trends ahead and drive our tactics and strategies. We will also:

  • Assess business demand for the rest of 2021 and into 2022
  • Look at a system of key leading indicators that are proven to signal cyclical turns in the economy and markets.
  • Present market outlooks and discuss issues that have an impact on your profitability via resource allocation, budgets, expectations, and strategic planning.
  • Present the unintended consequences of the massive stimulus programs that will impact businesses in the years ahead.
  • Assess interest rate and other financial market trends, including the latest information on stock market performance.

Exhibit Hall

 10:00 AM -             03:00 PM PT

Breakout Sessions

  10:00 AM -             10:20 AM PT

Robot DEMO with All-in-One Series

speaker Phil Baratti Senior Manager- Applications Engineering

Get an in-depth look at our award-winning All-in-One Series, starting at $7,495 for T-Series SCARA and $13,900 for VT6L 6-Axis robots. Our Senior Applications Engineer will provide a demonstration on how the All-in-One Series is perfect solution to automate your factory without wasting time or money on expensive complex solutions.

  10:25 AM -             10:50 AM PT

Robot Programming made Simple

speaker Frank Habib Applications Specialist

Robot programming can be daunting at first. But once you learn the built-in ease-of-use features, a robot program can be quite simple to build. Let us show you the many tips and tricks on how to get started with this behind the scenes opportunity.

  11:00 AM -             11:50 AM PT

Automation 101 (English)

speaker Stacey Tieu Senior Product Manager, EPSON

From assembly and pick-and-place to material handling and packaging, the use of robots is on the rise in factory automation. With so many factors to consider, you may be wondering, “Where do I start?” This presentation will guide you, step-by-step, touching on the critical areas to simplify your journey to automation.

  11:00 AM -             11:50 AM PT

Automation 101 (Spanish)

speaker Daniel Vargas Senior Regional Sales Manager, Latin America, EPSON

From assembly and pick-and-place to material handling and packaging, the use of robots is on the rise in factory automation. With so many factors to consider, you may be wondering, “Where do I start?” This presentation will guide you, step-by-step, touching on the critical areas to simplify your journey to automation.

  12:00 PM -             12:50 PM PT

3D Simulation to Optimize Automation Workcells

speaker Aaron Donlon Product Manager, EPSON

Optimize your work cell using 3D Simulation software. Explore 6 use cases to optimize cycle time, layout, vision, Factory Acceptance testing and even offline training using the Epson RC+ 3D Simulator.

  12:00 PM -             12:50 PM PT

Intro to Parts Feeding

speaker Stacey Tieu Senior Product Manager, EPSON

Have an assembly application and need to build parts? Chances are, you will need parts feeding. There are many parts feeding solution available. Learn the different parts feeding solution types and how to get started.

  01:00 PM -             01:20 PM PT

Robot DEMO with All-in-One Series

speaker Phil Baratti Senior Manager- Applications Engineering

Get an in-depth look at our award-winning All-in-One Series, starting at $7,495 for T-Series SCARA and $13,900 for VT6L 6-Axis robots. Our Senior Applications Engineer will provide a demonstration on how the All-in-One Series is perfect solution to automate your factory without wasting time or money on expensive complex solutions.

  01:25 PM -             01:50 PM PT

Robot Programming made Simple

speaker Frank Habib Applications Specialist

Robot programming can be daunting at first. But once you learn the built-in ease-of-use features, a robot program can be quite simple to build. Let us show you the many tips and tricks on how to get started with this behind the scenes opportunity.